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Term dates

Information on term dates for the 2021-22 school year in Leicester. Future term dates have now been agreed for 2022-23 to 2026-27 and can be found at the bottom of this page.

Term dates

The information below shows the date patterns we set, which all maintained and voluntary controlled schools in the city are obliged to follow. Please note that each school will close to pupils on 3 days during the academic year for teacher training. Schools can choose different dates on which to close, so we strongly advise that you check with your own school directly to confirm their own term dates.

Academies and free schools are able to set their own term dates.  If your child attends an academy or a free school, you should check with the school directly to ask them about their own term dates.

School term and holiday dates 2020/21

Autumn term 2021

Open / Closure/ Holidays Dates
Schools open Wednesday 25 August 2021
Schools close Friday 15 October 2021
Autumn half term Monday 18 October to Friday 22 October 2021
Schools open Monday 25 October 2021
Schools close Friday 17 December 2021
Christmas and new year holiday Monday 20 December 2021 to Tuesday 4 January 2022

Spring term 2022

Open / Closure / Holidays Dates
Schools open Wednesday 5 January 2022
Schools close Friday 11 February 2022
Spring half term Monday 14 February to Friday 18 February 2022
Schools open Monday 21 February 2022
Schools close Friday 8 April 2022
Easter holidays Monday 11 April to Friday 22 April 2022

Summer term 2022

Open / Closure / Holidays Dates
Schools open Monday 25 April 2022
Bank holiday Monday 2 May 2022
Schools close Friday 27 May 2022
Summer half term Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June 2022
Bank holiday / Platinum Jubilee Thursday 2 and Friday 3 June 2022
Schools open Monday 6 June 2022
Schools close Friday 8 July 2022
Summer holiday begins Monday 11 July 2022

Future term dates

We recently consulted on school term and holiday date patterns for 2022/23 through to 2026/27. Agreed dates can be viewed below: